Organizations
Oral History Interview with The Honorable Linda Chapin, Part II of II
"Growing Concern" by Linda Chapin Reprinted with Permission from The Orlando Sentinel, Sunday, July 31, 2005. The second oral history interview with The Honorable Linda Chapin on October 28, 2019 at the Orlando Public Library. In this second meeting ... Read more
Places
Preserving the Flora of Florida for Future Generations
When Hurricane Charley went through here and devastated part of our yard we spent two years hauling out 9 of the giant oak trees that had fallen. Then the people came and told us we had canker on our citrus and 12 of those went. We replanted and redid and ... Read more
People
Strawberry Socials
Picking strawberries in Plant City for charity comes natural to fourth generation Floridian Arline Conoley Benedetti. Her uncle, citrus grower E.B. Conoley, and now his son have been donating their oranges, tangerines, and grapefruit for the Citrus Bowl P ... Read more
People
The Retail Outlook From Centenarian Myrtle Skop Rutberg
Myrtle Skop Rutberg remembers when President Franklin Delano Roosevelt changed Thanksgiving Day to allow an extra week of shopping before Christmas. She also recalls diagonal parking along Orange Avenue and people parking along the avenue just to watch th ... Read more